Outside a Taco Bell restaurant in Warren, Mich., early Thursday, supporters of the push by fast-food workers to raise the minimum wage were marching.
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August 29, 2013 In 50 cities across the nation, many employees at fast-food restaurants have pledged to walk out. They're hoping to draw attention to their campaign for an increase in the minimum wage.
People gathered outside a Wendy's restaurant in New York City on Monday as part of a one-day strike calling for higher wages for fast-food workers.
July 30, 2013 Picketers in seven cities say McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food chains should pay employees $15 an hour. But the restaurant industry says that would force those companies to cut jobs.
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Roger Leonard saw his pay plunge to $340 from about $900 for two weeks' work, after Scranton's mayor unilaterally cut city-employee pay to minimum wage.
July 10, 2012 Amid a budget dispute, the mayor slashed pay for city employees, and has so far ignored a court order to restore it.
July 24, 2009 When host Michel Martin suggested we do a segment about "Black Women Behaving Badly" (toward each other), I shook my head from side to side with force. ... I was out-voted, so I pursed these full lips together and pouted.
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